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Challan declares additional session judge’s wife as prime accused in Tayyaba case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday forwarded minor maid Tayyaba torture case to Islamabad High Court (IHC). A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case during which the judges expressed resentment over not presenting case challan in the court. Islamabad Advocate General told

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Safe City Project vital for peaceful environment: Shahbaz

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday said that Safe City Project is vital for providing a peaceful environment to the masses. He was talking to a delegation of Chinese investors led by Wang Helin which called on him in Lahore. Matters relating to investment opportunities in Punjab and Safe

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Pakistan confident of managing its rising debt obligations to China: Ahsan

NEW YORK (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan will be able to handle repayment of Chinese soft loans to the government and businesses, which are part of more than $50 billion projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Planning and Development Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said. “With 6 to 7 per cent growth Pakistan will be in

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21 Muslims kept off US-bound flight in France after Trump ban

FRANCE (Sarzameen News) – At least 21 passengers from Muslim countries were barred from boarding an Air France flight to New York on Saturday after President Donald Trump halted the entry of citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries. A statement issued by the airline says that Air France was informed Saturday by the US government of

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Amir Khan removes father from boxing management after domestic feud

LONDON (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan-born British boxer Amir Khan has removed his father Shah Khan, uncle Taz Khan and friend Saj Mohammed from his management team after the domestic altercation between wife and parents. Amir’s father was his manager, uncle was Taz his consultant and Saj, Amir’s lifelong friend as well as the best man

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Punjab govt bans Careem, Uber

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – The Punjab government has professed the services of mobile-application taxi service providers as illegal and announced that a stern action should be taken against them. The amenities being suspended included Careem, Uber and A-One taxi services. A notification was issued by Punjab Transport Authority, which said that as the above-mentioned companies

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Pakistan fully capable to respond any misadventure by India: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan on Tuesday declared that it is fully prepared and capable of responding effectively to any misadventure by India. Briefing newsmen in Rawalpindi, Director-General Inter Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major-General Asif Ghafoor referred to the India’s cold start doctrine and its acknowledgement by Indian Army Chief and said Pakistan is

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PML-N’s lawyer questioned admissibility of Panama case for third time: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Tuesday said Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has challenged the admissibility of Panama case for third time in the court. Talking to media outside Supreme Court (SC) he said the government is looking for insurance at the moment. Khan said Qatari prince is the only

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PM, Army Chief discuss national security

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and discussed issues relating to the national security. Officials said the PM and Army Chief, in a brief meeting at the Prime Minister’s House, exchanged views of prevailing law and order in the county.

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Blast targeting FC vehicle injures 9 in Peshawar

PESHAWAR (Sarzameen News) – At least nine persons including three Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel were injured in a remote controlled bomb blast near Charsadda road in Peshawar on Tuesday. According to police sources, the FC personnel were coming from Mohmand Agency’s Ghalanai tehsil when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Naguman area of

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